A study by Public Health England (PHE) has found that people with learning disabilities were up to 6 times more likely to die from COVID-19 during the initial wave of the virus. Some explanations for this higher death rate included difficulty identifying symptoms, lack of clarity with the general advice and social distancing procedures being announced.

 

Read more on the findings here: https://www.fifetoday.co.uk/health/coronavirus/people-learning-disabilities-are-6-times-more-likely-die-coronavirus-3035119

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